Sete, ‘the singular island’ Nicknamed, “Little Venice of Languedoc” due to its many canals, Sète is a destination renowned for its charm. Picturesque, authentic and lively, the town not only has all the amenities required to cater for its annual 400,000 holidaymakers and 45,000 residents, but also everything needed to entertain them, with numerous restaurants, museums and other places of interest.
The Sète stopover provides you with several possible berths in secure and video-monitored areas (fenced and gated):
- Right in the heart of Sete, 250mtr from the town centre: quai du Maroc (for ships up to 125mtr) and quai d’Alger (for ships up to 200mtr). Here guests are received at a bright, attractive, air-conditioned cruise terminal, oﬀering Wi-Fi hotspots, a tourist information oﬃce, a store and currency exchange facilities. There is parking available for 12 tour coaches and a taxi stand.
- Brand new Masselin and H berths can welcome larger cruise ships, oﬀering new guests the opportunity to discover the charm and authenticity of Sete, ‘the singular island’. Masselin: up to 250mtr. H berth: no length limit. The port provides shuttle buses to the exit of the port (5 min). The pilot station is equipped with a ship maneuvering simulator.
With a wide variety of landscapes, traditions and features, the “Occitanie” region is an extraordinary haven to explore, discover and taste. Life is for enjoying in this bright, exciting region, where all the colors and contrasts of the South can be explored.
5 UNESCO World Heritage sites can be reached from Sete: Carcassonne, a magniﬁcent medieval town; Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct; Canal du Midi; Gellone Abbey, Causses and Cévennes landscapes. And so much more: Medieval AiguesMortes and Pezenas, colorful markets, welcoming terraces, quaint villages and bustling towns: Narbonne, the home of Fauvism; lively Montpellier with its heritage city center and Roman Nîmes with its “Provençal” atmosphere, all bathed in the intense sunlight of the South of France…